UCAN To Host “The Next Step Forward: The Future of Running” All-Star Event
May 29, 2020
In celebration of Global Running Day on June 3rd, UCAN is hosting three star-studded events featuring many of the most influential personalities in running. Headlining the events is “The Next Step Forward: The Future of Running”, a panel discussion on the evolution of the running landscape, hosted by podcast personality Ali Feller. Featured on the panel will be Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray, world-class Running Coach Greg McMillan, athlete and runner-up at the 2018 Boston Marathon Sarah Sellers, Sports Agent Merhawi Keflezighi and Steph Blozy of running retailer Fleet Feet. The program is set to air on June 2nd at 8pm EST on UCAN’s Facebook Premier channel.
Olympian Carrie Tollefson will host “Coach’s Corner” on Monday, June 1st @ 6pm ET where a respected panel of coaches will discuss how to turn this “no-race period” into an opportunity, redefine goals for maximum motivation, and provide answers to audience questions. The panel will include renowned running coach Greg McMillan, ZAP Endurance head coach Pete Rea, and Atlanta Track Club coaches Amy & Andrew Begley.
On Global Running Day, Meb Keflezighi and Dathan Ritzenhein will join forces for “Legends of Running,” a Q&A interview conducted by Bob Babbitt. Babbitt will dive into the careers of these two storied athletes who have 7 Olympic appearances between them.
“We are beyond excited that this collection of esteemed individuals has come together to help us celebrate our passion for running,” says Shoba Murali, CEO of The UCAN Company. “Running teaches us to be resilient, to be present, and to adapt, all useful skills in this new world we are living in.”
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